Despite a snagged anchor and a misplaced cannon fuse,the Schooner Thomas E Lannon was first across the finish line in last night’s Schooner Challenge in Gloucester harbor, beating out Ardelle and Fame. See the drama here! As for the song writing and marlinspike seamanship competitions, you be the judge.
Video by Marty Luster
Music by Matt Sowell
Have an evening of fun and participate in a unique brand of schooner challenge and help make the boat you crew on the winner! You must be on the Maritime Gloucester dock Monday, June 17th by 5:30 pm.
Crews will be assigned to the three schooners by random draw. Every effort will be made to seat friends and/or couples together on the same schooner. This would make an ideal club, association
or family team event! All proceeds are to benefit the Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s 86 year-old schooner "Evelina M. Goulart’s" stabilization project.
Tickets for The Schooner Challenge are $40 ea. and are only available from our Museum’s secure web site: http://www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org/details-of-our-next-events-27.html#SchoonerChallenge
Or call: 978-375-3337. Don’t Delay–Limited tickets are available so sign-on NOW!
There will be cash bars on board, and light hors d’oeuvres will be available.
Join the crews for this once-in-a-lifetime event!
THE SCHOONER CHALLENGE out of Gloucester Harbor on Monday, June 17th 6pm-8pm.
The three Essex-built schooners are, Thomas E. Lannon, Ardelle and Fame.
This fun-filled Challenge will benefit the Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s 86 year-old
Schooner Evelina M. Goulart. This would make an ideal club, association or family team event!
For more information, and to buy tickets now, please visit our Museum’s secure web site:
Don’t Delay–Limited tickets are available so sign-on NOW.